Ten state attorneys general have given the president until Sept. 5 to decide if he will rescind the Obama-era program that gave temporary work permits and reprieve from deportation to some undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children.
”If any future president wants CIA to waterboard anybody, he better bring his own bucket.” That’s the view of Michael Hayden, responding to comments from Republican presidential contender Donald Trump. Hayden was one of the key players in America's war on terror. He was head of the NSA on 911 and later head of the CIA.
Like Donald Trump, Wendell Willkie was a former Democrat, who reregistered as a Republican only later in life. Like Trump, he came to politics from the corporate world and an office in Manhattan. And also like Trump, Willkie came to national prominence through his skillful use of the national media.
When we found out back in the 1980s that aerosol propellants and refrigerants were eating up the atmosphere's protective ozone layer, many people complained that we couldn't come up with suitable substitutes. But we did, people's hairstyles and fridges are fine, and scientists now say that nature is finally starting to heal the ozone layer.
Even though Hillary Clinton has had more ads in Ohio than anywhere but Florida since the primaries ended, an average of recent polls give Clinton less than a 2-point lead in the state hosting this week's Republican National Convention.
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